Another week and the podcasting juggernaut rolls onward. This week we talk about live streaming from your Mac to places like Twitch or YouTube. Samsung and their quality assurance advert, the House of Lords saying households deserve a minimum 30Mbps broadband, oh and we had some postâ€¦
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On this weekâ€™s show:
Something cool came in the post today from our friends at Wire.com. If youâ€™re fed up with Skype grinding your Mac to a slow death, value your privacy and just want a great messenger for IM, voice or video (including group audio calls) then why not use Wire?
This week I have mainly been dealing with:
Yet more AirPod stress. Am I the only person in the world with this issue?
Interestingly, if you change your AirPod from â€˜auto microphoneâ€™ and set one as the â€œmasterâ€ then put that AirPod on charge and then use â€œHey Siriâ€ to (for example) call someone Siri comes back with â€œAre you sure you want to call that person?â€ The iPhone will then make the â€˜ding dongâ€™ waiting for a response sound, but you canâ€™t respond because the â€œmasterâ€ microphone is charging and your iPhone/Siri donâ€™t realise that!
Live streaming with MimoLive. Finally a great platform for live streaming. Lots of things to play with, almost like a full studio. However itâ€™s not cheap. Now with a monthly model Â£15/$19 per month, Â£159/$199 yearly, Â£329/$399 for three years.
Some other alternatives are:
- Open Broadcaster Software StudioÂ â€“ Free and excellent, high learning curve.
- Livestream ProducerÂ â€“ Fiddly to capture desktop.
- YouNowÂ â€“ More life streaming than desktop.
- PeriscopeÂ â€“ From Twitter, I guess we all know this one.
Rogue Amoeba Loopback â€“ Cable-Free Audio Routing:Â you NEED this to capture your macâ€™s audio.
Simon had some Sierra Beta 3 install woes. Night shift mode. Siri knows about cricket scores and stats.
Simon learned a bit of Audacity.
Nemoâ€™s Hardware Store:
- LAUT Nomad Lightning Charging Cable â€“ $19.99
- LAUT Huex Elements iPhone Case â€“ $24.99Â / Â£15.99 Amazon
- LAUT Lume Transparent iPhone Case â€“ $19.99Â / Â£16.13 Amazon
- LAUT Exo Frame iPhone Case â€“ $29.99Â / Â£30.00 Amazon
- Mac OS Sierra for Dummies â€“ $29.99Â / Â£17.04 Amazon
This weekâ€™s talking points:
Samsung Quality Assurance Testing â€˜Give the Peopleâ€™ Advert â€“ YouTube
hot on the heels ofâ€¦
Samsung leader arrested for bribery and embezzlement as corruption scandal deepens â€“ The Independent
Households deserve minimum 30Mbps broadband, votes House of Lords
The Digital Economy Bill should be amended to include this right, the House has proposed â€“ IT Pro
Do you want to customize your Apple AirPods, at a price? â€“ [Hypebeast ColorWare
5th Birthday of the CultCast â€“ The trainwreck live stream episode
This weekâ€™s â€œApp-sessionâ€ (obsession.. geddit?)
AudacityÂ â€“ A dang good free audio editor/Digital Audio Workstation
ReaperÂ â€“ Another great Digital Audio Workstation
TwIMÂ is a clean, modern messaging experience, powered by Twitter DMs. Checkout Project Dent
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